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Mar 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
to philadelphia the next year, the rules changed. she was not a prisoner. it was also after a month-long tour of the northern colonies, the northern states, attempting to unite the country. she was depressed and by herself. she was much less happy at that time than any other time. >> when she moved to philadelphia and became happier because the restrictions were lifted, she knew people in the philadelphia society. we will show you a video and get a sense of their life there in the second capital of the united states. >> it is here martha washington carved out the role of what the wife of the president of united states should do. some of the social events martha would have been responsible for overseeing were state dinners held weekly on thursdays, as well as the drawing room receptions martha washington personally organized every friday evening. the state dinners would have been events she would have helped coordinate. these took place thursdays every week. on the second floor, martha held her drawing room receptions. she held her drawing room receptions on friday. those events were a little
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